Pioneer Focus: Ronnie Beers

 

Pedigree: This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to sophomore Ronnie Beers, who put on a show when Michigan Tech came to town for homecoming. Beers rushed for three touchdowns and 87 rushing yards on 17 carries and caught a touchdown as well. Beers has 58 carries for 385 yards on the season to go along with six rushing touchdowns.

Sophomore Ronnie Beers currently has 58 carries for 385 yards on the season, along with six rushing touchdowns. (Photo courtesy of Malone Athletics)

Get to know the running back from Canal Fulton…

 Major: Business Management

High School: Canal Fulton

Q: When did you start playing football?

A: When I was six.

Q: Why do you wear number 32?

A: I wear it because my older cousin wore it. He was my idol growing up. He played for Jackson High School and Akron University.

Q: What motivates you to play?

A: I love the game, and I love playing for my family and friends.

Q: What do you want to do with your major?

A: I’m not exactly sure yet. 

Q: Favorite type of candy?

A: Milky Way

Q: If you could be an animal, what animal would you be?

A: Probably a lion because he is the king of the jungle.

Q: How has your experience been as a Malone athlete?

A: It’s been great. It has changed me physically, mentally, and spiritually as well.

Q: What have you taken away from it so far?

A: Patience and growth. That winning is great, but I have to learn from losing. Also, the degree is what will carry me through life.

Q: What’s something most people don’t know about you?

A: I can beat box, and I have a large family, five brothers and one sister.

Q: What’s your favorite cartoon show?

A: Don’t really have that much time to enjoy cartoons right now, but Spongebob for sure.

Q: Where do you see yourself in five years?

A: Hopefully, somewhere being successful and being a football coach, that’s something I would love to do. I want to be somewhere along the southern Atlantic or Pacific. 

 Justin Davis is a sports writer for The Aviso AVW.

 

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